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in california. this all-electric toyota rav4 has a tesla drive. for a buck you can go 19 miles. gasoline equivalent? 76 miles per gallon. many other electrics are here. including this, the coda, this year, hands-on driving as never before. and you will get in the vehicle with a product specialist and you'll be able to drive around the believe and get a feel for the car. forty-two vehicles that people are able to get in, and this is the first time we'd done it although this level. >> reporter: is volvo also offerings an option that senses and brakes for pedestrians -- who want to make something different. at nine bucks per an adult. children 12 and younger free, it's inexpensive family entertainment. i'm consumer editor tom vakar, ktvu, channel two news. >> a 2-fer to today, where president obama -- not one but two turkeys this thanksgiving eve. covler is now the newly -- gobbler is now the national turkey. the president urged all americans to reach out to those in need this thanksgiving holiday. and a reminder, ktvu's annual one warm coat drive begins trito collect winter coats for peopl
california workers started picketing today. the union backed workers want walmart from trying to deter them from speaking out for better pay and benefits. that ought to help the sanity of black friday. >> and why not go in the base pro tap. and that starts today. and jennifer and luke snider join us live this morning. they are newly wells. with black friday coming up. bass pro shop is over. they are camps out. nthey have santa wond are land. come out and get a free picture with santa. >> starting off with great deals you have here. my son would flip out and anything truck related or toy related. this is a four-f150 monster replica, right? >> i think i want one of these for myself. it comes with the remote control rechargeable battery and on black friday you will save 20 bucks on this. >> normally 49.nen. and the light combo. led lights also and certainly when we went through the emergencies. great stocking stuffer. because i went through hurricane sandy and needed a flashlight and if i had this i would have been fine? >> absolutely. they come in packs of six and 8.95 and perfect for a large
in california a high end bulk wine business. you can buy wine from some of the best wine rice. and why guys sell wine depends. some sell because hey i got ek sees or a component that fit into this. i buy it. i bottle it and ship it. low overhead company. i can usually chop the price in half. >> you've been called the robin hood of wine. do you like that title? >> that suggests i'm stealing from the rich. that's not the way it really runs. guys love to sell wine to me. i provide a service and make the business more efficient. sure you can call me the robin hood of wine and we do give people fantastic value. so from that perspective -- >> you're okay with the purists or they are okay with you? >> yeah. absolutely. guys value what we do. like i said we add a service, and if you've got, you know, you've got a high end brand you're selling wine for $100 a bottle and you got excess wine and want to maintain your price point you can't shove 5,000 more cases of that into the market it doesn't work. what you do you'll declassify it and sell it off to a guy like me. >> i'm not sure t
. this is youtube video of a similar protest that happened in southern california last month and this may be the scene you come across today. at least this richmond and san jose. they will be targeting stores in those cities. it starts with the employees being upset about coming to work, now they want better working conditions while they are at it so we will hear from them throughout the day. as for wal-mart, they say their stores will operate normally and that customers won't see anything out of the ordinary. and these so-called protests involve a handful of associates. most of the protesters don't work for wal-mart. we will take a break. let's go back outside. we have a look at walnut creek. traffic is awfully light this morning as expected on this thanksgiving day. happy thanksgiving. we'll be back with more in a moment. >> and we're back here at 7:10 keeping an eye on the macy's thanksgiving day parade. sonic the hedgehog coming into view as 3-and-a-half million people lineing the streets here watching the parade go on in manhattan. the parade is taking a different route than it norma
for the landslide reelection of california governor in 2006. before that a top political advice sor in the white house of george w. bush. he attended the university of delaware from 1988 to 1993. david plouffe crossed paths in schmidt in the late 1980's. he completed his political seasons degree and finned two years ago. he has completed two presidential bids. he was appointed as a senior advice sor to the president in the white house in 2011. he attended is the marks high school before serving in a wide viret of state and national political campaigns. i'm going to ask the two speakers this evening to speak and i had to decide who is going to go first and i decided to use a standard that anyone this this audience could mean and that is whoever has won the most recent presidential election gets to speak first. i think that's the fair enough thing to do so please welcome david plouffe and steve schmidt to the university of delaware. [applause] >> thank you for joining thus evening. it's great to be back where steve and i had our interest in politics fostered and have such great memories of the uni
party to a degree. i admit i'm a nate tive california person and i didn't get it. ho can we have this dialogu without screaming at each other. >> c we talk to each other and not scream at one another? >> i hope so. i think when you look at our politics and look at some of the dysfunction in washington and now we have the fiscal cliff issue that is are fwfer congress and i think it's a real open question about whether we're going to have a politically induced recession. we're 40, 50 days away. you see a lot of turbulence in the markets over the next months but this is a political crisis that is going to be bring about an economic crisis if it doesn't get solved. but for the entire history of the country people do profoundly disagree with each other, have been and sometimes don't like each other very much have been able to sit across from each other and do the business of the american people. and that's what the moment requires now. on the question of screaming at each other we should understand that there are tremendous market incentives for people to go on tv and attack each othe
to you. sarah, this petition was started by an employee, she is in corona, california. she really likes her job but being open on thanksgiving is really pushing it too far. thanksgiving is meant to be with family. do you have those sentiments? is that why you signed the petition? >> alex, i do echo the sentiments, although i do not have to work, many of my colleagues and coworkers across the country do have to work. and not just at target, but also as walmart, the h.h. greg, best buy and other stores. >> it is really tough. and it's the kind of thing, we see these, we call it the creep at the consumers creeping and encroaching more into the holidays, but in terms of target, the press release they put out on their website, here's what it said. we heard from our guests that they look forward to kicking off their holiday shopping with the deal-hunting on thanksgiving night. so how do you respond to that? if you've got consumers who say, we would rather be at the store at 9:00 p.m. instead of with our family on thanksgiving night, what do you say? >> i do understand from a consumer's perspe
elaborate nativity scenes have decorated the city of santa monica, california. now that tradition is coming to an end after a judge upheld a ban on religious displays because of a conflict between atheists and christians. wadi natroudominique d-natali is live. >> the life size 40-booth displays were in palisades park in santa monica. they took objection to the christian mention and erected their own unholy ones. this week a u.s. district judge rejected a motion from the santa monica nativity scenes committee, a coalition of churches erecting the display stopping them from showing the nativity scene this year. the city of santa monica was constitutionally within its right to eliminate the exemption so the display could not go up some say. but they are saying also it is a war on christmas. >> if you keep caving to this mate speech, and i'm going to tall it that for the first time. hate speech also includes the hatred of the christmas message. and there is a war on christmas, and it's sad and disturbing that only half of this country understands that. >> reporter: william also compared the cit
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